Category Archives: The Grounds

A summer afternoon at Prairie Woods – August, 2016

Jill and Snow Cloud basking in the sun: Twilight supervising John’s fencing repairs: Helena “cooped” up, with no place to go (Don’t ask!): Jack peeking out of the barn: John with the ever-useful calf sled … and a beer … … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday — After the Storm

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Earth Day: Reusing lath, insulation and stucco

With Earth Day coming up on Sunday, there’s lots of focus right now on how we can help the environment. Even kids at school are taught the three Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle. I think we’ve done pretty well at Prairie … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Prairie Woods From The Air

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Wordless Wednesday — The Beauty of Hoar Frost

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From winter to spring

In the pasture behind the Quonset is a fairly large hollow, a dry warm place I wandered into one sunny day last September in order to kill a few stray thistles.  Then winter came and we had enough snow that Sharlee … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Weekend, Part One

Sunday, October 10, 2010 Thanksgiving Weekend and lots to be thankful for!  Beautiful, beautiful weather for this time of year in our part of the world, our Elizabeth is home for the weekend (from her first year at college), and … Continue reading

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